Newspaper

Date:
1863-1863

The Louisville Journal, Louisville Kentucky, December 1, 1863. Front page includes reports on: Battle of Chattanooga, including full particulars. Also, on the front page is an article on How General Morgan Escaped from Prison. He was still on the loose when this paper was printed. Another article: "An estimate of Lee's Present Force". Also includes an article detailing the pickpocketing of a newspaper editor during Lincoln's reading of the Gettysburg Address.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.001
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1865-1865

2004.002.143 Photograph, Robert E. Lee CDV of Robert E. Lee. Signed (or facsimile) by Lee. This is purported to be the first photo taken of Lee following the war. In this vignette he is wearing a dark civilian suit with a bowtie.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.143
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Print, Photographic

Date:
1863-1863

Signed CDV vignette of General George Washington Custis Lee, taken by Anderson in Richmond, VA. Signed. Son of Robert E. Lee. Served on his father's staff and later commanded his own regiment. Army of Northern Virginia.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.180
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Box, Shadow

Date:
1870-1890

Shadow Box Ca. 1870's with white plaster bust of General Lee in profile. Black velvet background. Gold highlights. Frame is heavy oval oak, with finger-roll design.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.322
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Box, Shadow

Date:
1870

Large photograph of Robert E. Lee. Post war image. Black velvet background. Frame is heavy oval oak, with finger-roll design. Photograph taken by Miley of Lexington, VA just before Lee died.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.323
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier